Ganglion of the Posterior Cruciate Ligament with Recurrent Hemarthrosis. A Case Report

Masaaki Fujita, Yosimasa Ohtsubo, Kentaro Izumi, Yosiki Yosihara, Tsutomu Motooka, Shigeru Ito, Hideto Kawata
1993 Orthopedics & Traumatology  
Although an intra-articular ganglion of the knee joint is frequently found in meniscal fibrous tissue, a ganalion of the posterio cruciate ligament (PCL) is very rarelyseen, with no cases with recurrent hemarthrosis previously reported. A 32-year-old man was admitted to our hospital complaining of knee pain, restriction of knee motion and hemarthrosis. Radiologically there were no findings in the knee joint. An arthrogram and MRI showed a cystic lenion (30mm by 16mm) on the PCL, which was
more » ... ted an being an intra-articularganglion. At arthroscopy a cystic lesion was found on the PCL and upon pushing it with a probe, clear mucinous fluid came out.
doi:10.5035/nishiseisai.42.1012 fatcat:cpvk2jnvkrgbrckpba5bdyowrm